Roy Keane Applauds Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz as Premier League Standout Amidst Transfer Buzz”

“Roy Keane Applauds Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz as Premier League Standout Amidst Transfer Buzz”

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has commended Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz for his impressive performances in the current season. Keane expressed understanding regarding the increased transfer interest in Luiz. In 2022, there were reports that Manchester United had considered signing Luiz to strengthen their midfield after the arrival of Christian Eriksen. However, the club eventually signed Casemiro as their marquee summer transfer.

Despite this, Keane acknowledged that Luiz continues to showcase

the quality that might be lacking in Manchester United’s midfield.

Keane particularly praised Luiz’s consistent availability due to

his strong fitness record and minimal injury setbacks.

He also lauded the Brazilian’s high work rate and sound decision-making.

Keane even made a bold claim, suggesting that players like Luiz could easily

transition to top clubs like Manchester United, Arsenal, or Manchester City.

During the previous summer transfer window, Luiz was heavily linked with

Arsenal, with the Gunners making three deadline day bids for the player.

However, all offers were rejected, and Luiz subsequently signed a new contract with Aston Villa.

Currently, Aston Villa holds the third position in the Premier League, with Luiz playing a significant role in the team’s consistent form.

Despite his role as a holding midfielder, Luiz has contributed six goals and three assists in 20 Premier League games, showcasing impressive statistics such as winning 55% of his total duels, making an average of 2.1 tackles per game, and completing 6.2 ball recoveries per match (Sofascore).

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